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Girl with leopard : a Benin bronze plaque

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Author:
Berrin, Kathleen  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1980
Notes:
Illustrations, including front cover.
This Benin plaque is unique in that it is the only known representation of a female in the entire corpus of Benin plaques. Presumably the girl depicted was a royal personage, probably an attendant to the Oba. The plaque is in the collection of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.
Topic:
Benin bronze plaques  Search this
Leopard in African art  Search this
Girls in African art  Search this
Call number:
N740.3 .A832t
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_757349